[Xymon] telnet service differences between hobbit and xymon

Frank M. Ramaekers FRamaekers at ailife.com
Fri Dec 21 17:46:03 CET 2018

Hmmm...not much to it:

   options banner,telnet
   port 23


-----Original Message-----
From: Xymon [mailto:xymon-bounces at xymon.com] On Behalf Of John Thurston
Sent: Wednesday, December 12, 2018 5:04 PM
To: xymon at xymon.com
Subject: Re: [Xymon] telnet service differences between hobbit and xymon

On 12/12/2018 1:40 PM, Frank M. Ramaekers wrote:
> My old hobbit reported telnet (which was in fact TN3270) just fine, 
> but now xymon shows:
> Service telnet on mainframe is not OK : Service listening but 
> unavailable (connect timeout)
> Is this a WAG or broken.  (I don’t see a configuration for tn3270
> specifically.)

Are you testing this with the 'telnet' tag in your hosts.cfg?

What does the [telnet] section of your protocols.cfg contain?
Could it be xymonnet is being told to expect something your telent server is not returning?

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